Bhutan: News

27 Sep 2023


A vegetarian in Bhutan can eat these foods

Bhutan accumulates global attention for its scenic monasteries, meadows, and fortresses.

12 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

These Asian Buddhist monasteries are worth visiting

Buddhist temples and monasteries, meticulously crafted to nurture meditation and embrace tranquility, offer an extraordinary gateway to commune with nature and discover your inner serenity.

06 Sep 2023

Sustainable Travel

Top 5 eco-friendly destinations in the world

Sustainable travel is the new buzzword in the tourism industry.

13 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Must-visit Instagram-worthy destinations: Top 5 picks

Who wouldn't desire an invigorating Instagram feed that seamlessly blends visually captivating aesthetics with your exciting adventures?

16 Jul 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Don't blame others: Assam CM taunts Kejriwal over Delhi floods

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday took a dig at his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal over the flood situation in the national capital.

14 Jul 2023


Assam on alert as Bhutan prepares to release excess water

All Assam districts bordering Bhutan are on high alert after the neighboring country informed the state government regarding its decision to release excess water from the Kurichhu Hydropower Plant on Friday.

India ranks 127 out of 146 for gender parity: WEF

The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India at 127 out of 146 countries in its global gender parity index, behind countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, and Nepal but ahead of Pakistan.

04 Apr 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi meets Bhutan king amid China's influence over Doklam 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with the King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2022


World Tourism Day: 5 affordable foreign destinations from India

It is time to pack your bags and tickle your wanderlust as today is World Tourism Day!

26 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Get these 5 souvenirs from Bhutan on your way back

Often called the "Land of the Thunder Dragon," Bhutan garners love for its vibrant culture, colorful festivals, majestic mountains, and its ever-rising happiness quotient.

20 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

The historic Trans Bhutan Trail reopens after 60 years

The iconic Trans Bhutan Trail that dates back to the 16th century is reopening after 60 years and is all set to welcome travelers from September 28, 2022.

14 Jul 2022

Travel And Tourism

Bad news! Bhutan reopens its borders with triple tourist-fees

After a gap of two long years, Bhutan is all set to reopen its borders for tourists from September 23.

Meet Ruchira Kamboj, India's next Permanent Representative to UN

Ruchira Kamboj was appointed India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York on Tuesday.

17 Dec 2021


Modi receives Bhutan's highest civilian award for 'unconditional support'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Friday awarded Bhutan's highest civilian award, the Ngadag Pel gi Khorlo or the Order of The Druk Gyalpo.

12 Apr 2021


Bhutan vaccinates 93% of adults in 16 days

When plotted on a graph, the curve of Bhutan's COVID-19 vaccination drive shoots upwards from the very first day, crossing Israel, United States, Bahrain, and other countries vaccinating people rapidly.

27 Sep 2019

Indian Army

Indian Army's helicopter crashes in Bhutan, 2 pilots die

In a terrible incident, two pilots lost their lives on Friday after a helicopter of Indian Army crashed in Eastern Bhutan, said reports.

18 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Thimpu: PM Modi addresses students at Royal University of Bhutan

PM Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to Bhutan, addressed the students of the Royal University of Bhutan in Thimpu on Sunday morning.

05 Aug 2019


Planning a trip to Bhutan? Note these five things

Nestled in the Himalayas, the scenic kingdom of Bhutan is a tiny hub of history, culture, and spellbinding natural beauty.

17 Jul 2019


#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

14 May 2019

Prime Minister

This Prime Minister spends his Saturdays treating people, conducting surgeries

Bhutan, the Himalayan country between India and China with a population of 7.5 lakh, is known in the world for being carbon negative and the happiest country in Asia.

04 Feb 2019

Donald Trump

I know Nepal, Bhutan are parts of India: Donald Trump

US President, Donald Trump, never fails to entertain people with his amusing antics, albeit unknowingly.

24 Dec 2018


Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering to visit India from December 27-29

Bhutan's Prime Minister Lotay Tshering will be on a three-day visit to India from Thursday, during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the MEA said today.

09 Nov 2018


Melbourne: Conjoined Bhutanese twins with shared liver successfully separated

In a rare operation, surgeons in Australia successfully operated two 15-month-old conjoined twins from Bhutan in a six-hour-long surgery.

Sachin Tendulkar goes to Bhutan, plays cricket in mountains!

Former Indian legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar picked up the bat once again and played cricket.

17 Aug 2018


Bhutanese King, Bangladeshi Foreign Minister to pay homage to Vajpayee

Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali arrived in Delhi to pay their last respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who died on Thursday at 93.

12 Aug 2018


Encourage Bhutan to deploy more soldiers around North-Doklam: Parliamentary panel

India should encourage Bhutan to ensure an increase in the deployment of soldiers around Northern Doklam in the Sikkim sector to check China's military activities in the sensitive region, a parliamentary panel suggested.

28 Jul 2018


Top 5 budget foreign travel destinations for Indians

While some international destinations are extremely pricey, if you choose your destination smartly, your vacation won't necessarily translate to burning a hole in your pocket.

20 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Government spent nearly Rs. 1,500cr on Modi's 84 country visits

Since becoming PM in May 2014, the government has spent over R. 1,484cr on chartered flights, maintenance of aircraft and hotline for Narendra Modi's foreign visits.

08 Jul 2018


DRI seizes 10kgs gold worth Rs. 3.18cr smuggled from Bhutan

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 10kgs of gold, which was smuggled into India from Bhutan, in West Bengal's Siliguri.

07 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi

Rahul Gandhi meets Bhutanese PM, discusses 'special bond' of countries

Congress President Rahul Gandhi met the visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, in Delhi today and discussed ways to further strengthen the "special bond" between India and Bhutan.

22 Dec 2017


Doklam effect: India's SSB paramilitary boosts presence along Indo-Bhutan border

The paramilitary force Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) has stepped up its presence along the Bhutan border and in Eastern Sikkim following the Doklam standoff.

15 Oct 2017


Bhutan discusses PLA activity near Doklam with Beijing

Despite ending the Doklam standoff, China has reportedly increased its troop presence close to the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet tri-junction.

11 Jul 2017


Why Bhutan won't ditch India and compromise with China?

It is unlikely that Bhutan will enter into a compromise with China and settle its border problems by ditching India.

10 Jul 2017


Demonetization: Rs. 3,302cr in old notes stuck in Nepal, Bhutan

The SC has directed the Centre to open a new window for exchange of old notes. This comes as a ray of hope not only for Indians, but for several Nepalese and Bhutanese citizens.

28 Dec 2016


Bhutan's orange exporters are worst hit

Demonetization has badly hit Bhutan's orange exports to India.